IC1 File Extension

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Low Resolution Imagic Graphics Format

What is IC1 file?

Full format name of files that use IC1 extension is Low Resolution Imagic Graphics Format. Atari defined the Low Resolution Imagic Graphics Format format standard. IC1 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS system platform. Files with IC1 extension are categorized as Raster Image Files files. The Raster Image Files subset comprises 363 various file formats. GraphicConverter is by far the most used program for working with IC1 files.

Programs which support IC1 file extension

The following listing features IC1-compatible programs. IC1 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support IC1 file

How to open file with IC1 extension?

Being unable to open files with IC1 extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Low Resolution Imagic Graphics Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the GraphicConverter

Problems with opening and working with IC1 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IC1 files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the GraphicConverter developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IC1 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download GraphicConverter installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of GraphicConverter

If the problems with opening IC1 files still occur even after installing GraphicConverter, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of GraphicConverter is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that GraphicConverter cannot handle files with IC1 may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using GraphicConverter.

Step 3. Associate Low Resolution Imagic Graphics Format files with GraphicConverter

If you have the latest version of GraphicConverter installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage IC1 on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the IC1 file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where GraphicConverter is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open IC1 files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected IC1 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with IC1 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the IC1 is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the IC1 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the IC1 file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the IC1 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the IC1 file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with IC1 extension is complete and error-free

If the IC1 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the IC1 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Low Resolution Imagic Graphics Format file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open GraphicConverter

If the systems has insufficient resources to open IC1 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Low Resolution Imagic Graphics Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle IC1 files.

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